Harnessing centrifugal force these experimental centrifugal machine guns could throw thousands of projectiles a minute. How did they work? Why didn't the idea catch on? With some newly discovered archival footage, that actually shows one of the guns in action, Matt takes a look at what became one of the wonder technologies of the early 20th century - but never quite caught on!
Check out Matt's accompanying article about the history of Centrifugal Machine Guns, here: http://armourersbench.com/2019/12/08/centrifugal-machine-guns
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The Armourer's Bench is a collaborative effort from Vic Tuff and Matthew Moss. We will be bringing you detailed examinations of historic small arms from around the world.